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Flood alert in Kashmir


September 10th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 10 (IANS) As the water level in all the major rivers and streams of the Kashmir Valley continued to rise after incessant rain in the last four ... Read more...

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People search for burial space in Rawalpindi


May 5th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) People in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city are finding it difficult to bury their dead as they say there is not enough space left for their loved ones ... Read more...

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Staged shootout: Charges framed against Rajasthan IPS officer


May 1st, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 1 (IANS) A court here Tuesday framed charges against suspended Indian Police Service (IPS) officer A.K. Jain in the case of killing of criminal Dara Singh in ... Read more...

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Court extends Rajasthan BJP leader’s judicial custody


April 16th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 16 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Monday extended till April 24 the judicial custody of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Rajendra Singh ... Read more...

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Custody of senior Rajasthan BJP leader extended


April 9th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 9 (IANS) The judicial custody of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and legislator Rajendra Singh Rathore, who was arrested by the CBI here Thursday in connection ... Read more...

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Rajasthan legislator held for 2006 ’staged’ shootout


April 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 5 (IANS) Rajasthan legislator Rajendra Singh Rathore of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was arrested by the CBI here Thursday in connection with the allegedly staged killing ... Read more...

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PDP demands CBI probe into Kashmir’s cricket scam


March 12th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CB) probe into the multi-crore-rupee scam in the Jammu and ... Read more...

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Kashmir cricket body lodges report with police


March 10th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 10 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) has filed a police complaint seeking a probe into the alleged bungling of its funds, amounting to several ... Read more...

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22 Afghan militants give up arms


March 4th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 4 (IANS) Twenty-two Afghan militants gave up arms and handed over their weapons to the authorities Sunday, an official said.The security situation in Baghlan province will be further ... Read more...

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Bail denied to suspended cop in Dara Singh killing


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 2 (IANS) A court here Friday rejected the interim bail application of suspended additional director general of police (ADGP) A.K. Jain, who surrendered three days ago in connection ... Read more...

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Suspended IPS officer’s judicial custody extended


February 29th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 28 (IANS) A court here Tuesday extended by a day the judicial custody of suspended Indian Police Service (IPS) officer A.K. Jain, arrested for his alleged role in ... Read more...

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Rajasthan IPS officer surrenders in Dara Singh case


February 28th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 27 (IANS) Suspended Indian Police Service (IPS) officer A.K. Jain surrendered before a court in Rajasthan Monday, nine months after he disappeared fearing arrest for his alleged role ... Read more...

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Madrassa exams postponed due to polls


December 29th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 29 (IANS) Examinations in Uttar Pradesh's Islamic seminaries, or madrassas, have been shifted by more than three months and rescheduled for June in view of the February elections.The ... Read more...

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French help for Bhopal heritage conservation


September 28th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 28 (IANS) Some heritage sites of this 'City of Lakes' will be conserved on the line of France's Rheims city, a minister said Wednesday.The French government has shown ... Read more...

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Court nod for seizing Rajasthan cop’s properties


August 20th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 20 (IANS) A court here Saturday gave permission to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to attach the properties of Rajasthan's suspended Additional Director General of Police A.K. ... Read more...

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Four Rajasthan cops accused of staged gunfight surrender


July 26th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 25 (IANS) Four policemen accused of killing criminal Dara Singh in a staged shoot-out in Rajasthan surrendered before a court here Monday.The accused policemen had been declared ... Read more...

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Dara Singh case: BJP leader named in charge sheet


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday named Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Rajasthan minister Rajendra Singh Rathore in its charge sheet for ... Read more...

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No flood threat in Kashmir Valley


April 19th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) Water levels in most rivers in the Kashmir Valley have risen following continuous rains over the last three days, but the weather office here Tuesday discounted ... Read more...

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Court rejects petition challenging land acquisition for RIL


March 4th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 4 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court has rejected a petition challenging the legality of land acquisition by the state government for Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) at Motikhavdi village ... Read more...

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Qawwals from Karachi who carry on Delhi legacy (With Image)


December 18th, 2010 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) They come from Pakistan but carry eight centuries of the Indian capital's Islamic musical history on their shoulders. The Karachi-based troupe owes its allegiance to ... Read more...

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Post-floods, Leh looks for ‘lost’ tourists


November 26th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi Leh (Ladakh), Nov 26 (IANS) The flash floods that washed away parts of Leh in Jammu and Kashmir also scared away the tourists who had become synonymous with the town, ... Read more...

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Rescuers work with hope among mangled human remains


November 16th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) A cursory glance showed up five mangled bodies, hanging out from under the mounds of rubble. Many more bodies and trapped people were buried under ... Read more...

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Obama will have to dine Indian style at Bukhara


October 31st, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) What is that Indian gastronomic delight that will tickle the taste buds of the world's most powerful man? The chefs of Bukhara restaurant here ... Read more...

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Will not probe only financial fraud, says Shunglu (Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) V.K. Shunglu, head of the committee probing financial irregularities in the Commonwealth Games, Tuesday said that misappropriation of funds will not be the only focus ... Read more...

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Organisers vie to get celebrities at Durga Puja


October 12th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) An unofficial competition to bring celebrities and politicians to the Durga Puja festivities has begun among the organisers in West Bengal as the devotees are all set ... Read more...

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Forced out of ISBT, bus operators running in losses


September 24th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) At Delhi's busiest and oldest bus terminus - Kashmere Gate Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT) - one may encounter waterways instead of pathways, an eerie silence ... Read more...

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Day after shooting, Jama Masjid area bustles amid police presence (Lead)


September 20th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Shops opened at their usual time, tourists came and rickshawpullers eagerly awaited customers. The area around the 17th century Jama Masjid Monday had few telltale ... Read more...

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Jama Masjid buzzes back to life day after shooting


September 20th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Jama Masjid and its surrounding areas in Delhi's old quarters was back to its bustling self Monday, a day after gunmen opened fire outside the ... Read more...

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For ailing Afghan kids, a healing touch from India (Feature)


September 12th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Quietly, India has been helping mend Afghan hearts. With hundreds of children in war-torn Afghanistan dying of congenital heart disease every year, many are now ... Read more...

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Spare a thought for Delhi’s harried traffic cops (Feature)


August 27th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) For Delhi Police constable Dileep Singh, a day's work means manning the streets for 14 hours at a stretch with little protection from the rains ... Read more...

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NATO soldier, six workers killed in Afghanistan


July 6th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 6 (DPA) A NATO soldier was killed in a roadside bombing in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, while suspected Taliban militants killed six construction workers after kidnapping them in southeastern region, ... Read more...

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Deoband denies ‘fatwa’ against working women (Lead)


May 12th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Darul Uloom Deoband, India's foremost Islamic seminary, Wednesday denied it has asked Muslim women not to work along with men and said it only suggested that ... Read more...

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No ‘fatwa’ against working women, says Deoband


May 12th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Darul Uloom Deoband, India's foremost Islamic seminary, Wednesday denied asking Muslim women not to work along with men and said it only suggested that working women should ... Read more...

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India to ask Bangladesh to handover suspected Kandahar hijack accused


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 2 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S. M.Krishna on Tuesday said the Indian Government will be contacting the Government of Bangladesh to seek the extradition of suspected Kandahar hijack accused ... Read more...

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JeM coordinator for India, Bangladesh nabbed in Dhaka (Lead)


February 28th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 28 (IANS) A Pakistani militant nabbed here Sunday confessed to working as coordinator of Jaish-e-Mohammed in Bangladesh and as a recruiter for operations in India. Rizwan Ahmed, 26, of Karachi ... Read more...

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